Manual of Policies and Procedures

H/1.5 Naming

Policy Owner

Director, Facilities Management

Approval Date

09/12/2021

Approval Authority

Vice-Chancellor and President

Date of Next Review

01/12/2024

1.5.1 Purpose
1.5.2 Application
1.5.3 Roles and responsibilities
1.5.4 Naming of University buildings and parts of buildings
1.5.5 Delegations
Modification History

1.5.1 Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the naming of buildings, facilities, or other spaces at QUT be undertaken in a way consistent with the determinations of QUT Council. No university building, facility, space, or other physical feature may have a name applied to it other than via this policy and associated procedures.

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1.5.2 Application

This policy applies to the naming of university buildings and any part of university buildings.

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1.5.3 Roles and responsibilities

Position Responsibility

Vice-Chancellor and President

  • approves names of university buildings or any part of university buildings

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1.5.4 Naming of university buildings and parts of buildings

QUT Council has determined that, in naming buildings and parts of buildings, due regard be given to persons who have been associated prominently with the University, including major financial contributors. Council intends that names only be considered as the occasion arises or otherwise warrants.

Council has delegated authority to the Vice-Chancellor and President to approve the naming of university buildings (Register of Authorities and Delegations).

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1.5.5 Delegations

Refer to Register of Authorities and Delegations (C051) (QUT staff access only).

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Modification History

Date Sections Source Details
09.12.21 All Vice-Chancellor and President New policy (previously section H/3.3.1 Naming of University buildings and parts of buildings in previous policy H/3.3 Buildings and accommodation)

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